Fry’s inspires kinder meals

Plant-based food pioneers, The Fry Family Food Co, has launched its first product made from pea protein. Described as a “cruelty-free take on traditional mince”,...

Connect with food and beverage suppliers from the USA

United States trade organisation Food Export is hosting a virtual trade event for Australian importers and retailers to connect with food and beverage manufacturers...

Viva La Body on show at 2021 Naturally Good

Sustainability even in the beauty category is expanding significantly, due to consumer demand. This will be a trend that’s explored at B2B event, 2021 Naturally...

How technology can power the recovery of brick-and-mortar retail

2020 was one of the most tumultuous years in history, with the retail sector being challenged like never before and having to rapidly adapt...

Pivoting strategies with sticking power

They say when one door closes, another one opens. Admittedly, when you are focused on the door that’s closing, it can be overwhelming, particularly...

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First Australian spread with coconut oil goodness

Made by Nuttelex, Sunburst is the first Australian table spread to be made with coconut oil, which many consider to be a ‘superfood’ offering numerous benefits. Sunburst contains no cholesterol or artificial additives,...

Premium mueslis with a unique flavour profile

Table of Plenty has launched a range of Premium Mueslis made with ingredients including maple syrup, chia seeds, figs and freeze-dried berries. The brand says the product is traditionally toasted in a radiant...

Innovations from Chux make cleaning easy

New from Clorox, Chux Duets offer a “revolutionary” two-cloth cleaning system that is claimed to deliver a streak-free shine like no other. Available for both kitchen and bathroom, each Chux Duets two-pack contains...

SPAR Australia helps to ‘Shout a Mate’

On November 15, SPAR Australia held a fundraising day at all SPAR, SPAR Express and 5 STAR stores to raise ‘shouts’ for nights out for those in the bush affected by the...

Coles faces disability discrimination court case over website

A blind NSW woman is seeking changes to the Coles supermarket shopping website to make it accessible for the blind or vision-impaired. Gisele Mesnage, who relies on a screen-reader to use the internet,...

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Consumer preferences in a post-pandemic world

Qualtrics is releasing research that shows what Aussie consumers expectations are when it comes to business in a post-pandemic world. “As we move forward from...

Storm clouds to clear for Northern Australian small businesses

Media Release The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson says insurance premiums will be more affordable for small businesses in Northern Australia,...

Hi-Chew’s new website roll out

Hi-Chew is launching a new website in Australia and New Zealand to help drive customers to hundreds of new retail channels. In Australia, the Hi-Chew...

Woolworths Group strengthens partnership with Quantium

A new business unit ‘Q-Retail’ will be established, bringing together "the best of" advanced analytics and retail capabilities across Quantium and Woolworths Group. In a...

Shopper expectations post-Covid

Aussie consumers were able to feel rest assured throughout Covid lockdowns, with retailers implementing a range of health and safety measures. Now that the industry...

Top Companies Australia list for 2021

LinkedIn reveals its Top Companies Australia list for 2021. The list is a ranking of the 25 best workplaces for professionals to grow their careers. It’s...

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What’s trending in IIoT

Keeping its finger on the ‘IIoT pulse’, SMC Corporation continues its journey towards incorporating smarts across its broader component range. By SMC Australia New Zealand...

Reusable and refillable programs, a positive step to minimise environmental footprint for brands

With consumers demanding retailers and brands reduce their use of unnecessary packaging on products a shift has occurred with more and more reusable and...

Why content and product misalignment need to become a thing of the past for online retailers

There have been clear winners in Australia’s recent online shopping boom. By Attraqt Regional Director – APAC Russell Godin.  For retailers like Amazon - who boasted...

Steggles celebrates the ‘centre piece of quality time’

Steggles has announced the launch of new additions to its Family Roast range. Exclusive to Woolworths, the new products include Family Roast Chicken with...

Passage Foods showcases at-home Indian

Passage Foods hopes to demonstrate the “time saving convenience” of creating authentic at-home Indian meals through a new national media campaign. According to the brand,...

Sustainability drive is not just sweet talk

While there are waves of new product development being delivered by brands, there are also bold moves being made by confectionery companies in terms...

Hubbed Returns resolves returns issues

Returns is often recognised as a rather costly service for retailers, therefore Hubbed is launching Hubbed Returns. While online shopping has proven to be wildly...

Welcome to the space race

With sustainability a concern and space at a premium, the spotlight has fallen on packaging, where opportunities for space saving exist. By Peter Howard. When asked...

Reducing carbon emissions on the road

It’s true that e-commerce has absolutely skyrocketed recently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, online shopping grew by 57% last year, resulting in a...

Meat & Livestock Australia host ‘Digital Farm’

Did you ever think you would get to see the day that a farm turned digital? Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) will be hosting their...

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Industries most impacted by COVID-19

In mid-March over 60% of Australian businesses report being affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. This is up from a massive 45% points from a month...

The Natural Confectionery Co. launches vegan-friendly lollies

The Natural Confectionery Co. is adding its brand-new vegan-friendly product to its popular confectionery range this August. Renowned for its “no artificial colours” and “no...

Spotlight on Australia’s supermarkets and grocery industry

By Jessica Mudditt. IBISWorld’s ‘Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia’ report describes Australia’s supermarket and grocery industry as “fiercely competitive” and highly concentrated. ALDI’s rapid...

Showbags Bonanza Sale at IGA

Bensons Showbags are now available on the shelves of over 200 selected IGA stores throughout Queensland and Northern NSW. The Showbags Bonanza Sale is available...

The bakery behind ALDI’s own brand

As ALDI expands into new Australian markets, the retailer is forging new partnerships with suppliers that can meet the high standards of its exclusive...

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